Arcese UK reported a £2.9m increase in turnover last year, but profit slid further into the red, with the firm making a £939,000 pre-tax loss “due to increasing business costs”. The Tilbury and Daventry-based logistics and freight forwarding company saw turnover rise to almost £25m for the year ending 31 December 2018, which it attributed primarily to “our larger customer contracts and increased volumes with them”. Sales increased in both its UK and European activities, by 10.5% and 17% respectively. […]
Kuehne + Nagel says it is on track to reach its goals for profitable growth, despite a slip in turnover and EBITDA in its road and rail business.
A 55% rise in turnover at Norbert Dentressangle’s UK group company Norbert Dentressangle Logistics was achieved last year as a result of cost reductions, new business and the first full year’s effect of the acquisition of TDG in October 2011.
Growth in haulage rates slowed almost to a halt in the first three months of the year, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Average haulage rates grew by just 0.1% against a 2005 baseline in the first quarter of 2013, down from 0.2% during the final quarter of 2012, the latest Services Producer Price Index from the ONS has revealed.